Vestas Offshore Wind Gets 330-Megawatt Order for U.K. Project

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S said it won a 330-megawatt order for a Dong Energy A/S project in the Irish Sea off the northwest coast of England.

The order is for 40 V164 8-megawatt turbines, Vestas Wind systems A/S, one of the company’s parents, said in a regulatory statement. The contract covers supply and commissioning of the wind turbines and a five-year service contract at Dong’s Walney Extension West project, it said.

MHI Vestas is a joint venture between Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. Its 8-megawatt turbines can each generate at slightly more than 8 megawatts. Vestas said in Wednesday’s statement that it discloses MHI Vestas orders when they are worth more than 1 billion Danish Kroner ($146 million).

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